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for jennifer lawrence and anne hathaway, or for duchess kate and first lady michelle obama. >> love, a collection by prabal gurung. >> reporter: it's his collection at target for all of us that's causing quite the sensation. it's been two days since the designer's latest launch. and the retailer is struggling to keep the threads in stock. while instagram and twitter are flooded with pictures of shoppers lucky to get their hands on something, ebay is filling up with listings. this dress sold for 250 big ones. that's five-times its original price. it was the same phenomenon we saw when missoni hit target stores in 2011, drawing black friday-like crowds. here he is in the studio. prabal gurung joining us. congratulations with this collaboration. >> thank you very much. i'm excited to be here. >> we're excited to have it. and women are excited to get to target asap. your collection came out two days ago? >> yes. >> and already, it's hard to find. >> i just found out this morning. i'm really excited that everyone felt the love that i felt while doing the collection. everyone's buying it.
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's a favorite of michelle obama and oprah winfrey and now he's coming to target. >>> plus one of baseball's legends mike piazza is here. he's been out of the light for a while but he's balk talking about his new book. why no one made it into this year's hall of fame. >>> but right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. britain's guardian shows you what happens next in light of this morning's breaking news that pope benedict xvi is resigning. the pope announced he is stepping down at the end of the month saying his advanced age is an issue. a conclave will elect a new pope. they'll gather inside the sistine chapel possibly in mid-march. >>> rebel troops advance on damascus. offer workers say they're often trapped under their desks for hours due to the massive gunfire. >>> a survey of economists by "usa today" says the economy will shift into high gear this summer. it skpeelktsed to grow in nine months, the fastest pace in three years. economists anticipate job gains will quick thp year it could mean unemployment will fall to u
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in the world right now. top designer, and target. michelle obama loving the designer. how people can't get enough. >>> a lot coming up. but we begin with the breakup murder trial. jodi arias was on the stand again yesterday, with another new charge against her victim. this time, she said her ex-boyfriend once assaulted her and broke her finger. the big question, will the jury believe her? ryan owens has the latest. >> can you hold up your hand for us to see? >> reporter: jodi arias' crooked finger. she says it's evidence her boyfriend, travis alexander, abused her. >> i put my hand up to block his foot. and it clipped my hand. and hit my finger. >> reporter: although the serial liar now on trial for his murder, admits she never went to a doctor and never called police. >> i definitely didn't want him to get in trouble. >> reporter: convincing this jury she was abused, even though there's no corroborating evidence, is key to the 32-year-old's claim she was forced to kill alexander in self-defense in june of 2008. >> you don't think it would end up like this. >> reporter: on her fourth day o
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the country. michelle obama was here for hadiya pendleton's funeral over the weekend. hundreds of other people also showed up. this was a young girl, a 15-year-old girl who was a good student. going to a great school here in the chicago area. she had an absolutely bright future. came from a great family. and she was gunned down, ending her life with such a great life to lead. it has promgt prompted people t enough is enough. we need answers to the gun violence problem in chicago. the first step in that is solving this young girl's murder and hopefully police are on the right track in that regard. this new development is seen as a positive one in the chicago area. mayor rahm emanuel called the parents of hadiya yesterday to tell them. >> let's not forget that hadiya was the 42nd person in the city this year to be the victim of gun violence. thank you very much. >>> the president will visit chicago on friday. he is expected to address the rash of gun violence there. his pointman on the issue will be in philadelphia today selling the message. vice president biden will meet with police officials.
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in connection with the murder of teen hadiya pendleton just days after michelle obama attended her funeral. >>> a new government study finds that 25% of consumers have an error in their credit report. the federal trade commission found that these errors could lead to people paying more for mortgages, car loans, and other financial services. >>> a soldier who repeatedly plunged back into the worst battles in the war in afghanistan received the medal of honor from president obama. while clinton romeshea choked back tears, his 2-year-old son romped around the white house. >>> res dments montana were treated to a terrifying prank on monday when hackers broke into the emergency alert stem and this is what unsuspecting viewers heard. >> civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are considered extremely dangerous. >> well, the network is investigating the hack and deni
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
's inauguration celebration and first lady michelle obama attended her funeral services over the weekend. soledad. >> all right. got lots to talk about as we hear from cardinal -- archbishop dolan of new york, talking about how sad he is hearing word that the pope is resigning. he said this, is he the one, meaning pope benedict, who appointed me archbishop of new york. i am wearing the ring he gave me, the cross he gave me and i am feeling particular loss and sadness. talking on "today," about the sadness he feels. upon hearing word that pope benedict xvi resigning. >>> and administration officials say jobs and the state of the economy will be featured prominently in the state of the union address. jobs programs and an increase in the wages of american workers will be unveiled and talk about strengthening the economy. we'll head down tomorrow and wednesday morning. >>> lindsay graham threatening to hold up two nominees. graham will block john brennan from the cia director job and chuck hagel from the defense secretary post unless the white house gives more information about last year's attack in
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the president. and here it is. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. accompanied by medal of honor recipient staff sergeant clinton romesha. >> let us pray. eternal god, from whom we come to whom we belong and in whose service, hear our prayer. centuries ago were written to be called in a spur to the faithful servants of truths and justice. arm yourself, be men of valor, be in readiness for the conflict. it is better for us to perish in battle, look upon the outrage of our nation. lord god, recognize men of valor, who in readiness for the conflict, the battle came upon them. their sacred story is one of life and of death. the service faithfully rendered at the moment of truth belongs to that small band of black knights. as a nation grateful for the spirit of the men who follow, and the man who leads. we offer our gratitude for the actions of those men that day, and for the actions of as the author wrote, an intense guy, short and wire pea. thank you, god, for the honor of claiming their story and writing it into our nation's history. we bestow o
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of gun violence. her parents will sit with michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >> that's certainly a nice gesture. you have to wonder how heavily the president will hit on gun violence tonight. the news in north korea. the tone of the speech last moments. they said unlike the inaugural speech, this will be an address much more focused on the economy than some of the other issues. >> that's right. and just going back to that for one second. the two people charged, 18 and 20 years old. very young men. >> like many people say, babies killing babies. >>> in other news, heavy rain is slowing down the cleanup effort after that powerful tornado tore through the state of mississippi. the twister barreled through three counties for 75 miles, damaging or destroying nearly 600 homes. it was an e-4 with winds hitting 170 miles an hour as it raced across hattiesburg. more than 80 people were hurt but amazingly no one was killed. >> so your dad's ashes -- >> they were in the front living room. >> did he die recently? >> yes, sir, about two months ago. >> maybe he was watching over y